Articles by Helen Knapman

Keeping the pensions triple lock is what Moneywise users want to see in the Autumn Statement

Wednesday, 16 November 2016 | News

A commitment to keep the state pension triple lock is what three in ten users (31%) want to see announced in the forthcoming Autumn Statement on 23 November, according to our latest poll results.

Interview: Jeff Atherton and Adrian Edwards of Man GLG Japan CoreAlpha

Wednesday, 16 November 2016 | Article

Moneywise’s Helen Knapman meets Jeff Atherton and Adrian Edwards to uncover more about Man GLG Japan CoreAlpha – a fund that invests in large Japanese companies, and one of our

Half of Moneywise users happy to receive gift cards despite pitfalls

Friday, 11 November 2016 | News

Half (50%) of users say they’re happy to be given gift cards at Christmas, despite their pitfalls.

I saved £250/year switching energy provider

Thursday, 10 November 2016 | Blog | By Helen Knapman

Households are frequently told they could save up to £300 by switching energy tariff, but often it’s hard to be motivated even by figures as big as this.

Tesco Bank online service resumes following fraud hit

Wednesday, 09 November 2016 | News

Tesco Bank customers can now make online transactions after the bank announced “normal service” had resumed late last night.

Payday loans still being lent irresponsibly, says charity

Wednesday, 09 November 2016 | News

People in financial difficulty are still being irresponsibly lent to and treated poorly, according to a new report by StepChange Debt Charity.

Investors warned to be wary as scams using law firms rise

Tuesday, 08 November 2016 | News

Investors have been warned to be wary of scam “investment schemes” that use solicitors as middlemen to make such investments seem trustworthy and safe.

Opodo and eDreams to improve pricing and website transparency following investigation

Friday, 04 November 2016 | News

Travel companies Opodo and eDreams have made “significant changes” to their websites and pricing practices to ensure consumers aren’t mislead.

Petrol prices rise by biggest amount since 2013

Thursday, 03 November 2016 | News

The price of petrol rose by more in October than at any time since February 2013, with diesel rising at the fastest rate since May 2008, data from the RAC’s latest Fuel Watch report shows.

Majority of Moneywise users plan to spend up to £500 on Christmas

Wednesday, 02 November 2016 | News

The majority of users plan to spend up to £500 on Christmas, our latest poll results reveal.